Corporate Governance

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

As the focus on corporate governance issues increases, the legal landscape in this area continues to develop. Demands from shareholders and other stakeholders have put increasing pressure on companies to establish efficient and effective corporate governance systems.

We have years of experience providing advice and support to corporations on the organization and administration of directors and shareholders meetings. Our deep expertise in corporate law together with our strong litigation practice in corporate and commercial disputes allow us to provide practical advice and assistance to clients in establishing efficient and effective corporate governance structures and in dealing with governance issues when they arise.

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

Assistance with all matters relating to shareholder relations, from proxy battles to investor relations

Legal skills and experience necessary to ensure that your rights are protected

Corporate Governance:People

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Corporate Governance:News

Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2019"
Media
Comments by Yohsuke Higashi and Shintaro Okawa were published in the Nikkei Online edition in an article
Awards
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"
Awards
Top Rankings in "Asialaw Profiles 2020: The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms (24th edition) "
Awards
Top rankings received from " Who’s Who Legal: M&A 2019"

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Corporate Governance:Seminars

Jul. 8, 2019External Seminars
"The Latest Trend and Practical Issues over Whistleblowing System - with Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, and Global Whistleblowing System -"
Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
Jun. 10, 2019MHM Seminars
Encore Session: "Latest Practices for Operation and Establishment of an Effective Whistleblowing System (Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, Global Whistleblowing System, etc.)"
Jun. 5, 2019External Seminars
Daini Tokyo Bar Association: Basic General Training, "Overview of Japanese Plea Bargaining and Practical Issues for Lawyer" (only for members)
May 13, 2019MHM Seminars
"Latest Practices for Operation and Establishment of an Effective Whistleblowing System (Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, Global Whistleblowing System, etc.)"

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Corporate Governance:Publications

Book Article
"Practical Formats for Crisis Management Cases"
Magazine Other
"A Multiple-Perspective Discussion: Compliance Measures Implemented by Electric Power Companies"
Magazine Article
"Aggressive Group Governance – Appropriate Group Design and Business Portfolio Management"
Magazine Article
"The internal audit function in Shinkin Banks"
Magazine Article
"Analysis of Corporate Governance Reports: Disclosure under the CG Code in 2019 Season - Fundamental Principles 2"

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